Nantwich Museum are hosting a new series of illustrated online talks linked to our current exhibition, Ouch! A Slightly Horrible History of Health and Disease in Nantwich. The talks will be delivered using Zoom. You are advised to login 10 minutes before the meeting starts.
8 September 2021, 7 pm (1.5 hours) Pills, potions and poisons: an apothecary’s tale by Nicholas Wood, Worshipful Society of Apothecaries, Fabio Parmeggiani, Politecnico di Milano and Helen Cooke, Nantwich Museum
15 September 2021, 7 pm (1 hour) Renaissance and early modern medicine; changes in medical and surgical practice 1500-1700 by Nick Coles, Historical medicine educational consultant
22 September 2021, 7 pm (1 hour) Tales from Chester Asylum by Claire Chatterton. Visiting Professor at the University of Chester, a Staff Tutor at the Open University and former Chair of the Royal College of Nursing’s History of Nursing Society
29 September 2021, 7 pm (1 hour) When cholera hit Nantwich by Keith Lawrence, Nantwich Museum
6 October 2021, 7 pm (1 hour) Made in the Old Medicine House: a century of patent medicine manufacture in an unlikely setting by Valerie White, Blackden Trust
13 October 2021, 7pm (1 hour) John Gerard, English herbalist by Graham Dodd, Nantwich Museum
20 October 2021, 7pm (1 hour) Having a baby in Nantwich during the mid-to late Seventeenth Century by Sara Read, Loughborough University and Janette Allotey, Nantwich Museum
Full instructions for joining will be provided when booking.
All profits from ticket sales go to support the work of Nantwich Museum in our community.